There are 4 ways to get from Oakland to Chico by bus, train, car or plane

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Recommended option

Bus  •  4 h

  1. 8320 / ...
  2. 1446 / ...

$30 - $67

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Coast Starlight

$35 - $90

Drive  •  3 h

  1. 171.5 miles

$16 - $25

Fly, bus  •  6 h 16 min

  1. SFO - RDD

$153 - $324

Questions & Answers

The distance between Oakland and Chico is 217 km. The road distance is 274 km.

The cheapest way to get from Oakland to Chico is to drive which costs $16 - $25 and takes 3 h.

The quickest way to get from Oakland to Chico is to drive which takes 3 h and costs $16 - $25.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Oakland Jack London Square Station and arriving at Chico Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 8 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Oakland to Chico. However, there are services departing from Oakland, Ca and arriving at Chico, Ca via Sacramento, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h.

It takes approximately 4 h to get from Oakland to Chico, including transfers.

What companies run services between Oakland, CA, USA and Chico, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Oakland to Chico via Sacramento, Ca in around 4 h. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Oakland to Chico once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $90 and the journey takes 4 h 8 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Redding
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $490
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Chico Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $90
Room
$190 - $270
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Oakland, Ca to Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Chico, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Redding, Ca to Chico, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $30
RABA
Phone
+1 530-241-2877
Website
cityofredding.org
Bus from Canby Transfer Center to Downtown Transit Center
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
cityofredding.org
Trinity Transit
Website
trinitytransit.org
Bus from Canby Rd. Transfer Center to RABA Transit Center
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
trinitytransit.org

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